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How to Apply

Application for the NDSE is currently closed. Application for the 2022 NDSE will open on January 3, 2022.

Before you begin, please review the NDSE application eligibility and required documents and the NDSE Application and Registration guide.

Application for the NDSE is done through the NDEB’s online portal. If you took the NDEB certification examinations, you already have a profile with us.

I already have an account

Log in and following these three steps:

  1. Select Profile under your email address
  2. Select Edit
  3. Select “Both General and Specialty Certification” under “Pathways”

I don’t have an account

To apply you will need:

  1. a current photograph in JPEG or PNG format
  2. a valid credit card

Frequently Asked Questions

If you graduated from an accredited dental specialty program more than five years (60 months) ago, you must download the Special Consideration Application Form. This form outlines the requirements for Special Consideration Applications.